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BCDHE in Sandwich

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Town Health Agent

David Mason
508-888-4200
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Sandwich Health and Environment Stats

Geography
Land Area 42.7 square miles
Water Area 1.5 square miles
Coastline Length miles
Demographics (2010 census)
Population 20675
Density 484/square mile
Emergency Shelters
Location of Regional Shelter Sandwich High School, 365 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, Sandwich

BCDHE Activities in Sandwich

9/27/2017
Public Health Nurse
Held Foods to Encourage Program at the Sandwich Food Pantry from 10 to 12.
8/30/2017Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 5 semi-public freshwater beaches.
8/24/2017Public Health NurseHeld a Health Fair at Shawme Heights in Sandwich. Second day August 25, 2017.
8/24/2017Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 5 semi-public freshwater beaches.
8/17/2017Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 5 semi-public freshwater beaches.
8/16/2017Public Health NurseHeld Foods to Encourage Program at the Sandwich Food Pantry.
8/10/2017Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
8/3/2017Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
7/27/2017Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
7/20/2017Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
7/19/2017Public Health NurseHeld Foods to Encourage Program at the Sandwich Food Pantry from 10 to 12.
7/18/2017Public Health NurseHad a Tick and Lyme information table at the Sandwich Farmer's Market.
7/13/2017Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
7/6/2017Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
6/29/2017Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
6/28/2017Public Health NurseHeld Ask a Public Health Nurse Program at the Sandwich Food Pantry from 10 to 12. Program includes Blood Pressure and Glucose screenings.
6/27/2017Public Health NurseHad a tick and Lyme information table at the Sandwich Farmers market.
6/22/2017Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
6/15/2017Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 1 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
6/8/2017Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 semi-public freshwater beaches.
6/5/2017Landfill MonitoringConducted routine gas monitoring for town landfill.
5/17/2017Public Health NurseHeld Ask a Public Health Nurse Program at the Sandwich Food Pantry from 10 to 12.
5/8/2017Rabies AwarenessConducted oral rabies vaccine distribution
4/24/2017Regional Emergency PlanningProvided underground storage tank data regarding regulations and removal requirements for potential property owners in the town of Sandwich
4/19/2017Public Health NurseHeld Ask a Public Health Nurse Program at the Sandwich Food Pantry.
4/5/2017Regional Emergency PlanningProvided the town of Sandwich with Tier 2 hazardous chemical emergency planning data for pre-planning and response to hazardous material incidents; saving the town $1,500.00 in subscription fees.
3/22/2017Landfill MonitoringConducted routine gas monitoring for town landfill.
3/15/2017Public Health NurseConducted Ask a Public Health Nurse at the Sandwich Food Pantry for two hours.
3/8/2017Public Health NurseSent nurses to the Municipal Health Group Biometric screenings at the Sandwich Town Hall. Screenings included blood pressures, skin analyzer, hearing, bone density, cardio check.
1/25/2017Public Health NurseSandwich Food Pantry - Ask a Public Health Nurse Program
1/11/2017Environmental Health and SafetyAssisting Sandwich School on mold issue and possible employee illness.
12/21/2016Public Health NurseSandwich Food Pantry - Ask a Public Health Nurse Program
11/28/2016Landfill MonitoringConducted routine gas monitoring for town landfill.
11/10/2016Landfill MonitoringSampled 3 groundwater wells and 1 surface water site for the Town of Sandwich Landfill Monitoring Program.
11/8/2016Landfill MonitoringSampled 5 groundwater wells for the Town of Sandwich Landfill Monitoring Program.
11/2/2016Public Health NurseSandwich Food Pantry - General Health Information along with Blood Pressure and Flu Vaccines. Available on multiple dates.
10/19/2016Public Health NurseAsk a Public Health Nurse Program at the Sandwich Food Pantry.
10/5/2016Rabies AwarenessConducted oral rabies vaccine distribution
9/26/2016Landfill MonitoringConducted routine gas monitoring for town landfill.

9/23/2016Environmental Health and SafetyResponded to a social service agency regarding providing technical assistance for a tenant being evicted from an alleged substandard dwelling.
9/21/2016Public Health NurseAsk a Public Health Nurse program held at the Sandwich Food Pantry
8/31/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 1 semi-public marine beaches and 3 semi-public freshwater beaches.
8/30/2016Environmental Health and SafetyResponded to parents of school student regarding asbestos and school risk issues.
8/25/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 5 semi-public freshwater beaches.
8/18/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 5 semi-public freshwater beaches.
8/17/2016Public Health NurseSandwich Food Pantry - Ask a Public Health Nurse Program
8/11/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
8/4/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
7/31/2016Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured home betterment loans totaling $28,605 for the correction of 3 septic systems.
7/28/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
7/21/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
7/20/2016Public Health NurseConducted Ask a Public Health Nurse Program at the Sandwich Food Pantry.
7/14/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
7/5/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
6/30/2016Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured home betterment loans totaling $16,710 for the correction of 2 septic systems.
6/30/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
6/23/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
6/22/2016Public Health NurseConducted the Ask a Public Health Nurse program at the Sandwich Food Pantry.
6/22/2016Medical Reserve CorpsConducted tick education for Camp Good News summer camp staff.
6/21/2016Regional Emergency PlanningServed as Situation Unit Leader for Barnstable County IMT supporting Town of Sandwich emergency drill.
6/16/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
6/13/2016Regional Tobacco ControlMet with the board of health to present Draft Model Youth Access to Tobacco regulations.
6/9/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 4 semi-public freshwater beaches.
6/9/2016Landfill MonitoringSampled 8 wells for the SandwichLandfill Monitoring Program.
6/3/2016Landfill MonitoringConducted routine gas monitoring for the town landfill.
6/1/2016Landfill MonitoringSampled 5 wells for the Sandwich Landfill Monitoring Program.
5/31/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public freshwater beaches.
5/6/2016Public Health NursePerformed the Sun Safety/Skin Cancer Prevention Program at Sandwich High School from 10:30am to 1:30pm.
5/4/2016Rabies AwarenessConducted the Oral Rabies Vaccine Distribution.
4/14/2016Environmental Health and SafetySpoke to residents regarding concerns for her daughter's allergies.
4/5/2016Environmental Health and SafetyPerformed an onsite conference for a student medical accommodation involving possible environmental sensitivity syndrome.
3/29/2016Environmental Health and SafetyAssisting the school facility department in assessing an accommodation issue and facility maintenance requirements and responsibilities.
3/25/2016Environmental Health and SafetyReviewed medical material and created a recommendation for an environmental accommodation for student.
3/23/2016Landfill MonitoringConducted routine gas monitoring for the town landfill.
3/22/2016Environmental Health and SafetyMeeting with a school to conduct an assessment for a student with health accommodation issues.
3/21/2016Environmental Health and SafetyAssisting a school facility manager in assessing a facility maintenance issue.
3/8/2016Environmental Health and SafetyResponded to a town request for OSHA compliance assistance.
3/3/2016Environmental Health and SafetyProviding assistance to resident regarding a child with environmental sensitivity syndrome.
2/29/2016Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured home betterment loans totaling $15,565 for the correction of 2 septic systems.
1/31/2016Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured a home betterment loan totaling $6,150 for the correction of one septic system.
1/5/2016Regional Emergency PlanningProvided mandatory OSHA Right to Know/GHS hazardous chemical safety and identification training for eight personnel of the Sandwich Fire Department, saving the Town of Sandwich approximately $1,600.
1/5/2016Environmental Health and SafetyProvided technical assistance to a resident with concerns regarding radon in their home.
1/5/2016Regional Emergency PlanningProvided the mandatory OSHA Right to Know/Hazardous Chemical Awareness & Identification training to the Sandwich Fire Department, saving the town of Sandwich approximately $6,800.00 in consultant training fees.
12/31/2015Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured home betterment loans totaling $45,299 for the correction of 4 septic systems.
12/17/2015Regional Emergency PlanningSaved the town of Sandwich $2,600 in training fees by providing the mandatory OSHA Right to Know/Globally Harmonzied System (GHS) Chemical Identification refresher course to thirteen personnel at the Sandwich Fire Department.
12/14/2015Regional Emergency PlanningProvided Hazard Communication/Right to Know and Globally Harmonized System (GHS) hazmat identification training to 15 Sandwich Command Staff Police and Fire Department personnel. This saved the town of Sandwich approximately $3,000.00 in training fees.
12/3/2015Environmental Health and SafetyConducted an OSHA 10 general industry training for municipal workers.
12/1/2015Environmental Health and SafetyConducted an OSHA 10 general industry training for municipal workers.
11/30/2015Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured home betterment loans totaling $37,495 for the correction of 4 septic systems.
11/25/2015Landfill MonitoringConducted routine gas monitoring for the town landfill.
11/19/2015Landfill MonitoringSampled 4 monitoring wells for the Sandwich landfill monitoring program.
11/12/2015Landfill MonitoringSampled 5 monitoring wells for the Sandwich landfill monitoring program.
11/11/2015Environmental Health and SafetyResponded to a residential indoor air quality complaint.
10/30/2015Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured home betterment loans totaling $32,205 for the correction of 3 septic systems.
10/5/2015Rabies AwarenessDistributed oral rabies vaccine (ORV).
9/30/2015Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured a home betterment loan totaling $8,850 for the correction of 1 septic system.
9/7/2015Regional Tobacco ControlCompleted inspections of 25% of tobacco retailers. Results were reported to the local board of health.
9/2/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 1 semi-public marine beaches and 4 semi-public freshwater beaches.
8/30/2015Landfill MonitoringSampled 6 monitoring wells and 1 surface water for the Sandwich landfill monitoring program.
8/27/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
8/20/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
8/20/2015Landfill MonitoringConducted routine gas monitoring for the town landfill.
8/14/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 1 semi-public freshwater beach for re-testing purposes.
8/13/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
8/12/2015Environmental Health and SafetyResponded to a residential indoor air quality concern regarding mold.
8/12/2015Landfill MonitoringSampled 2 monitoring wells for the Sandwich landfill monitoring program
8/11/2015Environmental Health and SafetyConducted an environmental health and safety audit for the Sandwich Water District.
8/6/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
7/31/2015Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured home betterment loans totaling $35,898 for the correction of 4 septic systems.
7/30/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
7/24/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 1 semi-public freshwater beach for re-testing purposes.
7/23/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
7/16/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
7/9/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
7/6/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 1 semi-public freshwater beach for re-testing purposes.
7/1/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 2 semi-public marine beaches and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
6/30/2015Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured home betterment loans totaling $48,622 for the correction of 3 septic systems.
6/25/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 1 semi-public marine beach and 6 semi-public freshwater beaches.
6/18/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 1 semi-public marine beach and 5 semi-public freshwater beaches.
6/12/2015Landfill MonitoringConducted routine gas monitoring for the town landfill.
6/11/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 1 semi-public marine beach and 3 semi-public freshwater beaches.
6/10/2015Environmental Health and SafetyAssisted a condominium group with issues related to flood damage and repair.
6/4/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 4 semi-public freshwater beaches.
6/3/2015Public Health NursePresented a program entitled Ticks and Tickborne Illnesses for the Older Adult" at the Sandwich Council on Aging.
5/31/2015Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured home betterment loans totaling $17,150 for the correction of 2 septic systems.
5/21/2015Service to Boards of HealthConducted routine health inspections at local food service establishments.
4/30/2015Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured a home betterment loan totaling $7,400 for the correction of 1 septic system.
4/13/2015Public Health NurseConducted 4 Tick Talks at the Forestdale Elementary school to 3rd grade classes.
4/13/2015Landfill MonitoringPerformed soil gas monitoring at the Sandwich Landfill site.
4/9/2015Public Health NurseAdministered a second Varicella immunization to a college student.
4/8/2015Environmental Health and SafetyAssisted a team audit of a high school art department to assess environmental, health and safety compliance.
4/6/2015Environmental Health and SafetyResponded to a residential complaint regarding mold in a residential unit.
4/2/2015Public Health NursePresented "Primary Prevention of Asthma in the 0 - 3 year old age group" to the Mindful Mommas.
3/31/2015Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured a home betterment loan totaling $11,085 for the correction of 1 septic system.
3/25/2015Public Health NurseConducted the Ask a Public Nurse Program at the Sandwich Food Pantry.
3/24/2015Public Health NurseAdministered the Varicella vaccination.
3/24/2015Environmental Health and SafetyConducted instructor level on-site environmental health and safety assistance for the Sandwich School System.
3/11/2015Regional Tobacco ControlConducted inspections of 5 tobacco retailers.
3/11/2015Environmental Health and SafetyConducted an on-site environmental health and safety team inspection of the Sandwich High School science classrooms and labs with the Sandwich Fire Department.
3/11/2015Environmental Health and SafetyConducted an on-site environmental health and safety assessment of the Sandwich High School art department.
3/9/2015Environmental Health and SafetyResponded to a residential family regarding asbestos containing material.
3/4/2015Environmental Health and SafetyConducted Hazard Communication Standard training for science department staff at Sandwich High School.
3/3/2015Environmental Health and SafetyConducted an indoor air quality assessment for the Wing School.
2/28/2015Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured betterment loans totaling $37,100 for the correction of 2 septic systems.
2/23/2015Regional Emergency PlanningAssisted the town of Sandwich Police Department and Fire Department with the planning of the annual BCREPC tabletop exercise for hazardous materials spill response.
2/20/2015Regional Emergency PlanningAssisted the town of Sandwich with the filing of their Tier 2 hazardous chemical facility inventory under SARA Title III for RY 2014.
2/6/2015Regional Emergency PlanningAssisted 4 facilities in the Town of Sandwich with their Tier 2 hazmat filings for 2014.
1/5/2015Regional Emergency PlanningCompleted Tier 2 reporting for Sandwich Marina. The facility was saved $400 in compliance costs.
1/5/2015Regional Emergency PlanningFacilitated Tier 2 filing for Amerigas Sandwich. The facility was saved $400 in compliance costs.
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